Asia Floor Wage in local currency

published 17-10-2013 14:55, last modified 13-11-2017 14:45
Updated with 2017 calculations

The 2017 Asia Floor Wage figure is PPP$ 1181.

Below is this calculation in local currency.

 

For Asian countries where Food Basket Research was done:

Countryconv. factorAsia Floor Wage in local currency
Bangladesh 31.9 37661 Takas
Cambodia 1642.9 1,939,606 Riel
India 19.98 23588 Rupees
Indonesia 4985.7 5,886,112 Rupiah

For Asian countries that did not do Food Basket Research:

Countryconv. factorAsia Floor Wage in local currency
China 3.85 4547 RMB
Malaysia 1.66 1960 Ringgit
Pakistan 32.08 37886 PKR
Philippines 20.20 23856 PHP
Sri Lanka 49.19 58093 SLR
Thailand 49.19 15140 Baht

(for comparison, see also the 2013 and 2015 numbers)

See the differences between the Asia Floor Wage and the minimum wage